ImageMagick and GD Library
Find out what ImageMagick is and just what the GD Library can be used for and why they are so popular.
ImageMagick and GD are two of the most widely used graphic software libraries available. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on an internet site doable, so they ought to be installed on a server if you host your internet sites on it and you prefer to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are present, you'll be able to edit any image in many ways - generate thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, and so on. Needless to say, these adjustments are doable if the script application which you employ on your site enables you to carry out such things. The 2 libraries can be used with various programming languages - PHP, Python, Perl, etc., and support over 100 widely used image formats that you will be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Web Hosting
ImageMagick and GD Library are present on our cutting-edge cloud web hosting platform, therefore no matter which of our web hosting
you acquire, both applications will be available and enabled by default for your brand new account. They'll be a part of the software setting for your sites whatever the PHP version that you pick because we supply a number of different releases. Each custom or ready-made script application can use the libraries so as to generate thumbnails of your images or graphs from simple text. Determined by the nature of your site, you'll also be able to offer a number of solutions for your visitors - interactive galleries, real-time image editing software on a social network site and many more.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
You'll be able to run any kind of script app that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to generate graphs or use images, because both are set up and enabled as standard on the cloud hosting platform where all the semi-dedicated server
accounts are created. Even though you may switch the PHP version for your account, you won't have to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries as they shall be available all of the time. In this way, you have many alternatives in respect to what attributes both you and your website visitors will be able to employ, regardless of whether you write the site code yourself, you employ one of our pre-installed script apps or you download and install some app which you have found online. You're able to employ all the widespread formats for the images which you upload.